Ivy Cottage

Located in West Lulworth, Dorset

This thatched Grade II listed semi-detached cottage is in the village of West Lulworth in Dorset and can sleep 6 people in 3 bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Ivy Cottage is a thatched Grade II listed semi-detached cottage situated in the village of West Lulworth in Dorset boasting original beams. The cottage can sleep 6 people in 1 king-size double with en-suite shower, 1 double and 1 twin single bedroom as well as a family bathroom. The rest of the cottage is made up of a kitchen/diner with inglenook fireplace and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside of the cottage is off road parking for 1 car and a garden with furniture. Ivy Cottage will suit families or friends with pets near the Jurassic coast most popular attractions.

Property Details

Ivy Cottage is a Grade II listed thatched holiday cottage which dates back to the 1600s and sits on the village road which leads to the sea and Lulworth Cove. Retaining many original features, with beams, inglenook fireplaces and wood-burning stove. West Lulworth has a village store and the local inn is next door. Surrounded by the Purbeck Hills and close to the Dorset Coastal Path, it is ideal for walks and bird watching. A shop is just 200 yards away.

The accommodation at Ivy Cottage comprises of a large beamed living room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace, broadband and satellite TV. Beamed dining room with inglenook fireplace. Kitchen equipped with microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.

Steep stairs to the first floor: One step up to double bedroom with 5ft bed, en-suite shower room and toilet. Beamed double bedroom with basin and sloping ceiling. Twin bedroom with basin. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Annexe: Twin bedroom (zip & link) with en-suite shower room and toilet. Low doorways throughout.

Outside is a shared garden with furniture. There is parking for one car and additional roadside parking and your electric, bed linen and towels are included in the price.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove and inglenook, electric oven, gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off-road parking for one small/medium car
  • Garden with furniture
  • Welcomes two well-behaved dogs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 5 min, seasonal shop 10 min
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Lulworth Castle 3 miles


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details

West Lulworth

Lulworth is a quaint village with many traditional cottages. The village is full of shops and restaurants. Lulworth Cove is a horse-shoe shaped cove. The cove formed 10,000 years ago by the power of river and sea and is a pebble beach and very sheltered. Visit the Heritage Centre and learn about the smugglers.  Taste the delights of a traditional Dorset fudge and sweetshop. Relax in the tea garden and ice cream parlour in the lane leading down to the cove. From here you are within walking distance of Durdle Door. Or, visit Durdle Door by boat. Lulworth has 3 pubs, The Castle Inn, Man O War which is dog friendly, and the Lulworth Cove Inn. The pubs are very popular in the summer months, so it would be advisable to phone ahead. The shingle beach at Durdle Door can shelve in places but the beach has excellent water quality. You will also find the ever-popular Durdle Door Ice Cream Kiosk. East Lulworth is a short 5-minute drive away or travel west and discover Ringstead.

Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival takes place at Lulworth Castle in East Lulworth every year from the end of July for 3 days. With face painting, bouncy castles to medieval jousting, there is plenty to do and see. There are four main stages for the music acts which are jam-packed over three days. There are DJ sets, comedy, theatre and shows, attractions and activities and plenty of food. If you are looking for a festival that is for all the family and diverse then look no further. Lulworth Castle is set in the stunning grounds of the Lulworth Estate. The historic castle, restored by English Heritage after a devastating fire, is open all year round. In the grounds, there are woodland walks and a children's playground. After, why not relax with a picnic while the kids play.

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